By: Niya Velez
Bait, Techniques, & Equipment
Bucktails with a piece of pork rind are usually the best bait used to catch dolphin fish and also soft bait tails. Techniques used for catching dolphin fish are Trolling, Jigging, Casting, and also chunking. these are all outstanding techniques to catch the dolphin fish. The equipment you need will be a 7 foot rod rated for 20 to 30 lbs braid, lure weights of up to 1oz, a spinning reel rated for 20 to 30 lbs braided line ,20 to 30 pound fused line. 50 pound barrel swivel, and 4 to 7 circle hooks.
Dolphin fish can reach up to 6.8 feet and weigh up to 88 pounds.
They eat almost all forms of fish and even squids.
Dolphin fish also are known as the Mahi Mahi.